February 17, 2013
R.A. Dickey struts his stuff at Blue Jays camp
By KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey smiles after throwing during live batting practice at the team's spring training facility in Dunedin, Fla., yesterday. He knuckleball “wasn't fair” to teammates. (REUTERS)

R.A. Dickey launched his trademark knuckleball and Mark De Rosa tracked its flight. Just as De Rosa committed to swing, the filthy little pitch darted down and away, like some baseball thrown in a cartoon. De Rosa’s swing was a hopeless flail.

“Sorry,” called Dickey from the mound. “That just wasn’t fair.”



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